Periyar National Park, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Periyar National Park, India? If you're planning to go to Periyar National Park, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Periyar National Park, India

Based on the climate and weather in Periyar National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Periyar National Park, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Periyar National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Periyar National Park, India by month

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January

Traveling to Periyar National Park in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February for Periyar National Park is cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Periyar National Park during March, you are likely to see that it is crisp and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you visit Periyar National Park during April, you will probably notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May for Periyar National Park is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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June

If you vacation in Periyar National Park during June, you will probably see that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July in Periyar National Park is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Periyar National Park in August, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

If you vacation in Periyar National Park during September, you might notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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October

October in Periyar National Park can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Periyar National Park during November, you may notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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December

December in Periyar National Park is brisk and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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